Ryan is a multi-exit, multi-patent inventor, entrepreneur, and engineer. He’s earned an international reputation as an expert and innovator in SaaS and multi-protocol wireless applications. True to form, Buchert is working on the next groundbreaking Web 3.0 technology. We’ll keep you posted.
Buchert cofounded STRATIS IoT, a SaaS Platform for large-scale IoT installations, acquired by RealPage. STRATIS provided a 10x return to early investors and doubled its revenue for seven years straight as a PropTech Category Creator while primarily bootstrapped. STRATIS was named a Top Ten “Best Company in America” by Entrepreneur Magazine and ranked in the top 20% of Inc Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Companies” three consecutive years prior to acquisition. Buchert founded and was simultaneous CTO of BuLogics, which designed, built, and certified hardware, software, and ecosystems for the Internet of Things.
At BuLogics, Buchert developed countless wireless products, particularly for Z-Wave and Zigbee, and cofounded Zonoff, the Ring Alarm system, subsequently acquired by Amazon for $1B. He’s architected the world’s largest wireless installations, with a focus on commissioning for ease of installation of those systems. Buchert created the first Z-Wave certification house in the world.
As an early technologist, Buchert was privileged to work with the original the original IoT innovators at Lutron, big data innovators at Rodal Press, Big computing architecture innovators at Unisys, and then the innovators of digital wireless at Interdigital where he was awarded many patents on 3G and 4G wireless receiving technologies.
Buchert is committed to the Philadelphia technology community and contributes his time and expertise to the following organizations: Philly Startup Leaders (Mentor), Dreamit Ventures (Mentor), East Falls Forward (Vice Chairman), and Cross Cultural Connect (Technical Advisor). He is a graduate of Drexel University, where he has been recognized with the Alumni Entrepreneur Award. Buchert is also an inductee of the World Association for Cooperative Education Hall of Fame.